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Italy’s Attacks on First Black Minister Cecile Kyenge

Italy’s Attacks on First Black Minister Cecile Kyenge

Italy’s Two-front War against Xenophobia and Sexism Attacks on Cecile Kyenge, Italy’s first black minister, reveal interlocked legacies of xenophobia and sexism that continue to manifest in Italian public life. By Leonardo Goi | The AfricaPaper In its latest attempt at establishing the grounds for a meaningful and civil political debate, Italy’s extreme-right and xenophobic […]

Whoever drinks from the Nile will always return to it

Whoever drinks from the Nile will always return to it

By Ahmed Kadry | The AfricaPaper Disclaimer: I am fully aware as an Egyptian that what you read next may sound biased, utopian, out of touch with reality, and so on. But I am going to go ahead and write it anyway; firstly because I believe it to be true, and second, because with all […]

ELECTION: KENYATTA’S KENYA

ELECTION: KENYATTA’S KENYA

    The AfricaPaper | Kenya   NAIROBI – Kenyans waited four days for the outcome of the election. It was a tense atmosphere full of political speculations. An election that many around the world monitored with keen interest, but finally, Uhuru Kenyatta has been elected to serve the same office his father held 40 […]

War-Ravaged Country Needs Help To Rebuild; President Appeals To Minnesota Somalis

War-Ravaged Country Needs Help To Rebuild; President Appeals To Minnesota Somalis

After opening a new diplomatic chapter in U.S.-Somali relations, Somalia’s newly elected president visited Minnesota to share his government’s achievement and appealed to his compatriots to help rebuild their broken homeland. The AfricaPaper was there and brings this report. By Issa A. Mansaray | The AfricaPaper Minneapolis, Minn – Speaking mostly in Somali to a cheering […]

Ghana Polls a Close Contest Despite Boom

Ghana Polls a Close Contest Despite Boom

By Xan Rice | Ghana   ACCRA — In a tiny shack along a railway line in Ghana’s capital, Kwadwo Taiwah scratches a living out of art. He usually paints portraits of customers or their music or football heroes. In recent weeks, as fiercely contested elections in West Africa’s second-largest economy approached, Taiwah, 34, has […]

Koroma Wins Re-election…Opposition Yet To Accept Defeat

Koroma Wins Re-election…Opposition Yet To Accept Defeat

As Koroma wins re-election in Sierra Leone, the opposition  SLPP is yet to accept defeat. From the capital, Freetown, The AfricaPaper’s correspondent reports.     By Abubakarr Kamara | The AfricaPaper   FREETOWN – President Ernest Bai Koroma has on Friday, Nov. 23 been re-elected with 58.7 percent of valid votes cast while his top […]

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